Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Indigo (Prologue)
2.5 2:05
2 The Obsessive Devotion
4 7:13
3 Menace of Vanity
3 4:13
4 Chasing the Dragon
3.35 7:40
5 Never Enough
4 4:47
6 La'petach chatat rovetz (The Final Embrace)
2.5 1:46
7 Death of a Dream (The Embrace That Smothers, Part VII)
3.5 6:04
8 Living a Lie (The Embrace That Smothers, Part VIII)
4 4:57
9 Fools of Damnation (The Embrace That Smothers, Part IX)
5 8:42
10 Beyond Belief
4 5:25
11 Safeguard to Paradise
3.5 3:47
12 Sancta terra
4.35 4:58
13 The Divine Conspiracy
4 13:57

Credits

CD 1

bass guitar:
Yves Huts (Belgian metal bassist) (tracks 1–13)
guitar:
Mark Jansen (tracks 1–13)
Ad Sluijter (tracks 1–13)
piano and synthesizer:
Coen Janssen (tracks 1–13)
additional choir vocals:
Coen Janssen (track 10)
Olaf Reitmeier (track 10)
additional engineer:
Yves Huts (Belgian metal bassist) (tracks 1–13)
Hanz Martens (track 11)
arranger:
Mark Jansen (tracks 1–13)
Epica (Dutch symphonic metal band) (tracks 1–13)
Yves Huts (Belgian metal bassist) (tracks 5–6)
Miro Rodenberg (tracks 1–12)
Markus Schmidt (Arranger for Epica) (track 13)
choir vocals:
Melvin Edmondsen (tracks 1–5, 7–13)
Bridget Fogle (tracks 1–5, 7–13)
Previn Moore (tracks 1–5, 7–13)
Cinzia Rizzo (tracks 1–5, 7–13)
Amanda Somerville (tracks 1, 3–5, 7–13)
Linda Van Summeren (tracks 1–5, 7–13)
choir vocals arranger:
Coen Janssen (tracks 1–5, 7–13)
composer:
Mark Jansen (tracks 1–4, 6–13)
Coen Janssen (tracks 1, 11, 13)
Ad Sluijter (tracks 2, 4, 7–10, 12–13)
Yves Huts (Belgian metal bassist) (tracks 4–8, 11)
Simone Simons (tracks 4, 9–10, 12)
editor:
Ad Sluijter (tracks 1–13)
Olaf Reitmeier (tracks 1–13)
Simon Oberender (tracks 1–13)
engineer:
Ad Sluijter (tracks 1–13)
Olaf Reitmeier (tracks 1–13)
Amanda Somerville (tracks 1–13)
Sascha Paeth (tracks 1–13)
Simon Oberender (tracks 1–13)
guest acoustic guitar:
Olaf Reitmeier (track 4)
guest membranophone:
Ariën van Weesenbeek (tracks 1–13)
guest choir vocals and spoken vocals:
Amanda Somerville (track 2)
guest other vocals:
Sander Gommans (track 7)
guest spoken vocals:
Jeff Wade (track 9)
guest vocals:
Gjalt Lucassen (track 8)
lyricist:
Mark Jansen (tracks 1–4, 8–11, 13)
Ad Sluijter (tracks 5, 7)
Simone Simons (tracks 4–5, 7–8, 12)
mezzo-soprano vocals:
Simone Simons (tracks 2–5, 7–13)
mixer:
Sascha Paeth (tracks 1–13)
other vocals:
Mark Jansen (tracks 2–5, 7–13)
producer:
Epica (Dutch symphonic metal band) (tracks 1–13)
Sascha Paeth (tracks 1–13)
recording of:
Beyond Belief (2006-11 – 2007-02) (track 10)
Chasing the Dragon (2006-11 – 2007-02) (track 4)
Indigo (Prologue) (2006-11 – 2007-02) (track 1)
La'petach chatat rovetz (The Final Embrace) (2006-11 – 2007-02) (track 6)
Living a Lie (The Embrace That Smothers, Part VIII) (2006-11 – 2007-02) (track 8)
Menace of Vanity (2006-11 – 2007-02) (track 3)
Never Enough (2006-11 – 2007-02) (track 5)
Safeguard to Paradise (2006-11 – 2007-02) (track 11)
Sancta terra (2006-11 – 2007-02) (track 12)
The Divine Conspiracy (2006-11 – 2007-02) (track 13)
The Obsessive Devotion (2006-11 – 2007-02) (track 2)